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gogood morngng, america. heat emergency. the east coast now facing the hottest day yet in the nation's weather crisis. millions sizzling overnight in temperatures as high as 90 degrees while you were sleepin. power grids pushed to the limit. sam will tell us if any relief is on the way. and breaking now, another fiery bus crash on a major interstate. the aftermath caught on tape. dozens injured. an army soldier racing into the inferno to rescue trapped passengers. new details on that missing mother of these 5-year-old tr triplets who vanished into thin air. the husband breaks his silence. the daredevil jumper leaping
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from 7,000 feet coming inches from death. our cam eras are there as he risks his life. and good morning to all of you. robin and george are both off today. we can only hope escaping the heat. >> i hope they're someplace else that is slightly nicer than times square. >> finding somewhere else is the problem. at least in this country. this heat wave making life miserable for some 200 million americans and it has now arrived here to the east coast. virtually every major northeast city could break an all-time record. >> here's a look at what the temperature is doing right here right now in new york city. 85 degrees. the heat index is what it really feels like and that is 94 degrees, guys, it's 7:00 a.m.
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so you can only imagine what's going to happen with the rest of the day. when relief is going to be coming. we'll put sam champion on the hot seat. any seat out here is a hot seat. >> yeah. >> in just a few minutes. especially when the sun comes up. not too hot to get the goo goo dolls, a quarter century now in the making out live with us in central park, the summer concert series on "gma" continuing and we'll get to that in just a bit but, sam, let's get to you. the latest on temperatures that are beyond blistering. >> no matter where you are, water yourself today. that heat wave that sizzled in the middle of the country for weeks has moved to the eastern half of the nation. 100, 103 that have never been warmer. could be dropping records that will go 85 years. as the heat moved east. >> takes your breath away. >> reporter: the big apple is on the broiler with heat indexes
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soaring to 110 degrees. the statue of liberty's crown closed to visitors. in chicago, parents were steamed over a local summer school without air-conditioning. >> they deserve to come here comfortably to learn. >> reporter: in detroit, the city started rolling power blackouts. it's just before 2:00 in new york and the air temperature is 94. add in the humidity and heat index is 107. as anybody in the city knows it's hotter on the pavement. this reading 113. at a new york city subway station we found temperatures over 95 degrees. this dry cleaner's was sweltering over 100 degrees and in times square, the bright lights turned off to save power. within five minutes i already developed a full sweat. the kind of heat that can have a real physical impact. let's bring in dr. besser and test some folks out. >> i already feel my pulse is racing. that's what we'll see here. sure enough we found dave solal delivering water. >> can i take your pulse?
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>> water he could have used in this heat. >> pulse 160. that's bad. >> his heart racing trying to keep his bottle cool. but with five minutes in air-conditioning his pulse had dropped 40 beats per minute. >> are you feeling better. >> yeah, with the water. >> and jim sciutto found those conditions in d.c. too. >> reporter: spend a few minutes here, it's 102 degrees on our thermometer and the only escape here is the shade. >> no relief in philly either. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: so this is the hottest place in all of philadelphia. 3,500 hoagies and cheese steaks. >> reporter: these cooks say working around these temperatures is no joke. >> it's 100 degrees outside and you're standing over a 240-degree grill cooking up thousands of hoagies a day. what's this like? >> twice as hot. you can tell.
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>> reporter: here are the daily records we're likely to break today in the big population centers in the east talking about new york city at 100. could be 101. boston, 99. washington, d.c., 103. now, josh, the all-time record, never been wararr from 102 to 104 so we're even close to those. >> unbelievable. it's blanketing the entire northeast on really what could be the very worst day at least here in the east. i want to bring in now dr. richard besser to discuss it, rich, again, could be the worst of it at least here in the northeast. what's your level of concern? 200 million americans are touched by this. >> i'm very concerned. danger levels and talking temperature but have to really focus on the heat index because it factors in the humidity which makes it so hard for us to shed the heat. once we hit 105, that's the danger level you really should be indoors. >> you think when you see somebody sweating excessably, they're in trouble but that's
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not the worst of it. >> if you stop sweating in this heat, in just 10 to 15 minutes your body temperature can hit 106 or higher and that can be deadly. you got to catch it before then. >> we saw records being set, not just during the day when the sun is up but at night, 98 all-time highs throughout the heat wave. >> no one sleeping. take a cool bath or shower before you go to sleep. you can try putting your sheets in the freezer. send me on swit switter@dr.richardbesser. >> don't go out unless you have to. now to a breaking story we've been following out of upstate new york. a dramatic and deadly crash involving a tour bus and tractor trailer on a busy interstate 90. it erupted into flames with more than 50 passengers inside. a soldier reportedly driving behind the bus at the time ran into action and we have a
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reporter at the scene. keith, describe the situation there now. >> reporter: right now, depth reconstruction officials are here looking at the charred remains of that passenger bus from hamilton, ontario and the tractor trailer that hit the back of the bus at about 130 this morning. the driver of the tractor trailer is dead. as many as 30 people on that bus taken to the hospital. two in critical condition and right now authorities are trying to figure out if the bus which had broken down along the highway was in the process of pulling back out in traffic when it happened. investigation in the early stages, though, and still have a lot of work to do and the road will remain closed for quite some time. >> what more can you tell us about this hero soldier who may have seen the crash from behind and run into the burning wreckage to help save people? >> reporter: yeah, we have an army post an hour north of us
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and understand a soldier from there tried to save some passengers. we were told without his help the death toll could have been much higher. >> thank you very much. i am sure we'll hear more about this. another in a rash of bus crashes on our nation's interstates. the debt showdown in washington. with just ten days to go until america's credit line runs out a deal may be in the works. the stakes are so high with everything from interest rates to your social security check riding on the outcome. abc's jon karl joins us with the latest. what about it? how close are we finally to a deal? >> reporter: getting close to a deal. the outlines of this deal include up to $3 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years including some cuts to popular entitlement programs like medicare and social security, also, elizabeth, it
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would include a promise or a commitment that congress would bring more money in through tax revenues by reforming the code, closing some of those loopholes, something that congress would act on. >> that last one, isn't that basically a tax increase in disguise? >> well, certainly some will call it that. the rates won't go up. congress would have to act over the next year. if they didn't ago, automatic steps would be taken that both sides wouldn't like which would be tax hikes and spending cuts possibly talking about repealing part of the health care bill. >> even if president obama and speaker boehner reach a deal they have their own rank and file to make happy. i was struck by a comment by barbara mikulski. we heard reports of a trillion dollar cut with no revelations. sounds like mt. vesuvius. not going over well and speaker boehner has, what is it, many
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reluctant and recalcitrant freshmen to work with. >> reporter: no guarantee even if they get a deal that it passes. >> stay tuned as they say. all right, jon. i'm sure you'll work it through the weekend. rahm emanuel walked abruptly out of an interview when a reporter asked him where he plans to send his kids to school. he said it's a private issue but one that many voters feel they have a right to ask and linsey davis has more. >> i have so many more questions to ask. >> reporter: it was a simple question that triggered this abrupt reaction. >> i'm done. >> reporter: chicago mayor rahm emanuel stormed off right in the middle of this interview with wmaq-tv chicago. his temper flared when asked where his children will go to school.
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>> oh, marianne, let me break the news to you. my children are not in a public position. the mayor is and as long as i'm -- >> you don't think it will be newsworthy to all? >> no, you will do that. you're asking me a value statement, not a policy. no, you have to appreciate that. my children are not an instrument of me being mayor. my children are my children. >> reporter: his office later confirmed emanuel's children will be attending the prestigious university of chicago laboratory schools. annual tuition can be as much as 25,000 for his three children that could mean $75,000 a year. for public officials, the decision of where to send their children to school can be controversial. ask governor chris christie or better yet, don't. this is how he responded when somebody asked about his children on a pbs call-in show. >> you know what, first off, i it's none of your business.
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i don't ask where you send your kids to school. >> reporter: last year president obama was candid when asked if his daughters would get as good an education in d.c. public scrolls. >> i'll be mrupts with you, the answer is no. the d.c. public school systems are struggling. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> thank you, linsey. we've seen a lot of people walk out of interviews this week on "good morning america." this is an issue that continues to resonate. >> it's importrtt and think politicians should be able to draw a line and their kids shouldn't be forced to go to public schools if they have the means to send them elsewhere. really important. >> now for a look at the other news much the day, bianna golodryga in with us. >> good morning, josh and elizabeth. good morning everyone at home. begin with breaking news in what millions of football fans winter to know. will there be a season this year? nfl owners have approved a tentative ten-year labor deal but players did not vote on it
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and want time to review the full proposal f they agree team facilities would open tomorrow so stay tuned. in los angeles, two new arrests in connection with the beating of a giants fan on opening day. bryan stow, a father of two, was beaten into a coma and remains in serious condition. police have reportedly cleared the original suspect. the pentagon is officially ending on its ban on gays openly serving in the military. it will go into effect in two months' time. new government figures show just how long the nation's unemployed have been suffering, 30% or nearly one in three unemployed workers have now been out of a job for more than a year. that's the most severe long-term finally, all of us are s. looking of ways to save a couple extra minutes during our morning routine. this might take the cake. train station in the nether
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lands has installed a slide for people who are really in a rush. to speed up their trip into the station because they take too long. people in new york are demanding slights, as well, doesn't look like mayor bloomberg will approve that any time soon. >> i'd never get my boys out of the subway. >> that will work out real well. >> josh on the slide, i can see. >> thank you, bianna and backout side. sam, this weather is punishing. >> it is brutal. and, josh, maybe the slide would let you catch a breeze. as dr. besser said heat index is the real problem. it's what happens to your body when it feels like 114, 112 and 117 in louisville. kind of a rough situation. when does it end? well, this little cold air drips and drabs across the northern part of the face and will cool off the great lakes, northern
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plains and even new england, slightly cooler by the first of s next week. it never breaks for the deep south. all of america's weather in the next half hour. for right now that's the weather right now. hazy sunshine across our region. there are a few scattered clouds beginning to develop in frederick for currently the air is 82 but when you
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the humidity, it feels like 90 degrees. it feels like 93 degrees temperature of 85 already. dangerously hot again today and -- and an excessive heat warning today and tomorrow. will feel like 118 degrees i want to say this. i want to say this in a way that everyone will will. so drink water. water yourself today. water yourself today. >> i like that. >> all right, thanks, sam. so many people headed to the beach to beat the heat. this week's terrifying shark attack on a 6-year-old girl in north carolina whose still recovering has parents thinking twice about the dangers that lurk in shallow waters. abc's steve osunsami is in topsail beach, north carolina, with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. it looks like that 6-year-old girl is going to make it. the hospital's latest report is that they've upgraded her condition to good condition.
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experts tell us that parents coming to the beach need to watch their children most closely in the early mornings and evenings when sharks are likely to come to the shore to feed. we were out last night in those hours before dusk when experts say they're most likely to stalk the shoreline. there were families and children still playing in the water on the same beaches where sharks have attacked. >> parents need to be with their children every minute they're in the water. even if they are only up to knee-deep. >> reporter: carolyn cartwright is furious with authorities saying they should post signs warning of sharks. >> i think of somebody out surfing. i don't think of them being just maybe ten feet from the shore. >> reporter: she and her family were visiting from pennsylvania three weeks ago when a shark sank its teeth into her daughter's leg. >> i saw my leg and i saw it was
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cut open wide and it was bleeding. >> reporter: 10-year-old cassidy still can't walk. on the night she was attacked they never closed the beach. >> after a shark bite they should evacuate the water which they didn't do. people kept swimming. >> reporter: we talked to the town manager who said shark attacks are rare and even if he posted signs people would ignore them. but this is what's lurking below. sharks of all sizes gathering at sunken ship wrecks. >> we have bull sharks, sandbar shocks, tiger sharks. >> reporter: last month a few recorded this video of a four-foot black tip shark one wrestled on to shore. it was the same beach where the 6-year-old girl was attacked this week. authorities say that your
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chances of getting struck by lightning are much greater but parents say they still want those warnings, josh. they still want the choice. >> steve osunsami, thank you. joining us to discuss it is andy dehart from the national aquarium. five attacks on young swimmers since last summer. is there a reason children might be the together? >> unfortunately children are not the target and humans are not the target for the shark bites that happen. they're in all the waters and they're out there hunting prey items which are normally fish. the flash of a pale hand can look like their normal prey animal and accidents do happen. >> we heard they're rather rare. are there precautions that everybody can take to make sure this doesn't happen? well, the first thing is not to worry about it. the risk of shark attack is extremely low, less than 100 attacks worldwide. only four or five fate a the
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reality is sharks have more to fear from us. we kill 200,000 sharks a day. but there are some steps we can take. as mentioned earlier, avoid swimming at dusk and dawn, peak shark feeding time. the shark also come to bait fish so avoid them. they will stack up inside of a parallel sandbar that runs parallel to shore and then oftentimes contrasting colors can kind of exacerbate the color, yellow, white or silver, those are high contrast colors in murky water. >> the sharks are not targeting humans. andy, director of biological programs at the national aquarium, we appreciate your time this morning. >> scary thing to look out for. the husband of this missing mom, a person of interest in her disappearance. now he speaks out for the first time and nancy grace joins us live to weigh in. taking the plunge from 7,000 feet up. the birdman's most dangerous
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. at 7:26morning to you friday, july 22. there is a lot of activity on this morning so let's check on the morning commute.
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the overturned tractor 95 southbound 123, traffic is getting by in the two left lanes. we are slowing down through hopefully the traffic will pick up as they continue to cleanup. the outer loop of the beltway hampshire between new georgia avenue has an accident. the inner loop northbound between braddock road at little in virginia, more slow traffic. there was an accident involving pedestrian in the district. here we go again -- 102 is the expected high temperature and we are already degrees in the district. here is the heat index. it already feels like 93 degrees at reagan national airport.
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will100 again today but it to 118 degrees. chance of storms in the afternoon and nighttime hours over the weekend and temperatures will slowly drop near 90 by monday. you will soon be able to lines at metro. smartrip users may be able to cards online. theuters to take part in haveits program will still to reload their cards at the vending machine. >> we will be back with another update at 7:56.
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♪ and i don't want the world to see me 'cause i don't think that they'd understand ♪ >> look at the dedicated fans in central park, they are waiting for the goo goo dolls, 25 years since they first took the stage are going to take our stage here at the summer concert series. we do thank everybody braving near triple-digit temps for entertainment on the morning. >> what, our heat index is 94 degrees already. we'll get out a fire hose and hose down these poor folks. >> they're the goo goo dolls after all. good morning to you, america. robin and george are both off. i'm josh elliott in with elizabeth vargas. that man you're about to see
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flies at speeds of up to 300 miles an hour attempting his most dangerous stunt yet while our cameras are rolling and it's pretty unbelievable. >> wow. >> he's one of our miracle people. >> jumping off all by himself. he wasn't even pushed. >> wasn't a bungee cord or trampoline. >> we'll turn to parenting and the pill. it is a discussion had in millions of american home, the controversy now heating up over just how early is, in fact, too early for teens or sometimes tweens to start taking birth control. >> but we begin this morning to get with new details in the disappearance of the missouri mother of triplets and vanished more than 50 days and jacque waller's estranged husband is speaking out for the first time and police say james clay waller was the last known person to see his wife. he's been named a person of interest and abc's yunji de nies has the very latest in this troubling case. >> reporter: it's been seven
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weeks since jacque waller, a mother of 5-year-old triplets disappeared. on the day she went missing she met with her estranged husband, a former police officer who told investigators they argued and she left on foot. >> owant her to come home alive >> reporter: they say clay waller is a person of interest and for the first time he's speaking out. >> i miss my wife and the kids, we're just -- we're just trying to fight so see them. >> reporter: child welfare authorities have forbidden contact between the father and the kids. jacque's parents say she was afraid of clay. >> i know the threats he made against her and i know the diaries that she kept outlining those threats and he did it. there's no doubt in my mind. >> reporter: clay said he had nothing to do with his wife's disappearance. >> can't change how people feel. i mean, there's a lot of
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emotions that are running high right now. we're all just sad. this is sad on both sieddes of e fence here. >> reporter: his attorney says mr. waller has received death threats. he's afraid to go out in public and that jaque's accusations of threats are unfounded. >> again, without commenting on the evidence, even if they were, they happen in cases that i handle every day. it doesn't mean that somebody is going to follow through with it. >> reporter: police have spent weeks searching this rural landscape. >> like a needle in a haystack. >> reporter: that's what it feels like. >> it really does. >> reporter: by all accounts this loving mother would never have left on her own. in your heart what do you think happened to jacque waller? >> right now it doesn't look good. something terrible has happened i feel in my heart too. >> reporter: jaque's family is
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focused on her children. it must be hard when they ask. >> they say, go find mommy. if she's lost, go find her. what are you doing sitting here? go find her. that's tough, folks. i'm telling you. >> reporter: they are planning another major search this weekend praying for a miracle. >> we just want answers. that's all we're after. >> reporter: the not knowing must be the hardest. >> the not knowing is the hardest part. >> reporter: for "good morning america," yunji de nies, abc news, jackson, missouri. for more now we'll turn to nancy grace, the host of "nancy grace" on hln. listening to those kids and grandparents it is heartbreaking. how has this trail gone so cold since early june when you started following the case. >> i'm not so sure the case really has gone cold. as a matter of fact, police have been searching waller's home. they've been following up on
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over 250 leads. it really doesn't help, though, when police are out searching for the woman and the person of interest drives by and shoots a bird at the cops while they're out looking for potentially a body. right now waller does not have custody of his three children which i think speaks volumes. but the big news is that according to jaque's father blood evidence has been found in waller's home. >> we know there is also evidence apparently that jaque might have been looking for a new apartment around the time she was missing. what does that tell you. >> it tells me a lot. according to waller, he and jaque had no estrangement but according to her mother, jaque had already rented an apartment in the same town where her sister lives. if she's not having a problem, why is she moving out to another apartment? not only that, it seems as if there were domestic issues let
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me say euphemistically for a long time but according to her sister escalated when she mentioned divorce about a year ago. now that she mentioned it i have a big question with waller's story. he says jaque came to her home. she got angry over an argument and left on foot. can somebody tell me why was her then park found five miles away on an interstate with a flat tire. fyi, cops can tell if they were slashed. >> we all know when people look guilty and turn out to be innocent. is it possible he had nothing to do with her disappearance and people are rushing to a judgment. >> it absolutely is possible he had nothing to do with this. his story to me doesn't fit together but that doesn't mean he's guilty of murder. it could mean he's hiding
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something else but to say that your wife left on foot when her car is parked five miles away, cell phone, purse, keys missing, that is very unusual and also i've got to keep in mind statistics. although they are not admissible into court, it's fives times likely a woman murdered by an intimate acquaintance than a stranger and one-third of women are murdered at the hands of a spouse. see, i've got that floating around in my head. >> i would suspect statistics show that even fewer mothers ever voluntarily leave their children behind. >> well, elizabeth, you know being a mom yourself, no one -- wild horses couldn't drag me away from my twins and from my understanding that's how jaque felt as well. >> we hope we have some answers in this. >> apparently a search resumes this weekend and i will be on the latest. >> all right.
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nancy, thanks so much. good to have you here this morning. >> thanks. time for the weather and sam champion. sam? >> good morning, elizabeth and happy friday. try to find someplace to be cool this weekend and i know that's virtually impossible with the numbers we're about to show you. live shots first. in d.c., the haze and heat and humidity is just stifling. philadelphia, record numbers, as well. take a look at these kyes and know in the middle of the country you've just had this. from michigan, right? and said we've had this heat, yeah, we're getting it now. here's what the boards look like. as the high pressure slides to the summertime position you will get cooler temperatures but not until the first of next week. bigger view into the northwest, nice and sunny but the temperatures stay more comfortable. currently 85 decrease in the it feels like 93 degrees.
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♪ i'm free >> take a look at that man. free falling quite literally. the daredevil flier you have to see to believe. jeb corliss dreamed of soaring like a bird and now is living out that dream and taking unbelievable risks in doing so. abc's jay schadler has the story. >> reporter: jeb is insane. insanely committed to facing his fears and this jump is rushing him toward the biggest risk of his career. >> i think courage comes from a person that comes in spite of fear. if you are afraid of something and still push yourself and do it, to me that's special. it's not easy for you, it's hard. >> reporter: in switzerland donning a wing suit, jeb leapt from a 7,000-foot cliff. target, these balloons in the
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hand of one of his ground crew rocketing by at 1 to miles an hour. a miscalculation of inches could prove disastrous. >> i wanted to see if i could get three feet over their head. >> as he approached the man on the ground it looked like he was coming in too low, too fast. these are the cold jagged ridges of switzerland's matterhorns where he is practicing for the most dangerous stunt of his life. in september in china he will attempt to rocket through this hole in a mountain threading the needle or dying. >> i'm going to be -- i'll be dropping out of a helicopter around here about 2,000 feet above the cave then flying through the cave and in the cave right around this direction right here flying through the mountain and then coming out on
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the other side of the mountain this is the single most difficult thing i've ever tried to do. >> reporter: his training in the alp sch alps is a dangerous. just grazing people he aims for a waterfall splashing through the bull's-eye and now plucking those balloons right out of the hands of his crew. >> this is without a question the closest i've ever come on purpose. >> just remarkable stuff. jeb corliss insiststs he's as afraid as anyone else would be when he makes those death-defying jumps. he's just learned how to control his considerable fear. you can see his story tonight on a special edition of a show we like to call -- >> "20/20." >> special powers, super humans, 9:00, on 8:00, abc. >> i'd like to learn how to control my fear. >> from 7,000 feet up.
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♪ toast >> what does it take to make the perfect piece of toast? a team of researchers actually wondered this to the degree that they toasted 2,000 slices of bread to get an answer. we've been testing all the math behind this vigorous study and we've already started our toasters. >> bianna and i are laughing at this ridiculous song. >> you got to cook the toast or toast the toast. latin from the road toastem for scorch. 216 seconds. it should be a golden brown color or builder's tea. when it comes to butter it, a tenth of a teaspoon per square inch.
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>> a tenth. >> so, bianna -- >> exactly. >> we got to cut it diagonally because it makes it easier to eat. >> get that toast out. >> wait for it. wait for it. nine, eight -- we cannot. >> all: six, five, four, three, two, one. all right, go. >> so i will cut it diagonally, you say. >> perfect. sure the plate you hold the ke toast on is -- 110 degrees fahrenheit. >> i'm going, i'm going. >> thanks for the song. it's awesome. great. and diagonally. tag, you're it!
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. , itappy friday, everybody is 7:56 on july 22. let's start by looking at the roads. we have some accidents to thert on the outlook of between college park and avenue and another crash the beltway loop of road and rte. 29. marc penn line is up to 15 late and there was an
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overturned tractor trailer i-95 south but there is still some slowdowns after it was cleaned up. the ramp to one of 23 and southbound 95 is currently block. ed. it is heating up quickly the. severe heat warning for afternoon and tomorrow. 85 degrees downtown and 79 in manassas. when you factor in the humidity, like 93 degrees. it is not even 8:00 and it feels degrees in the district. feel like 118 this afternoon with temperatures at or above 100. over the weekend, we cannot rule out a few thunderstorms in the and night time and dropratures will slowly mid 90's sunday. run into someuld
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delays in college park later this morning. president obama will be at the maryland for a town hall meeting. dentist expected to be the debate over the national debt. will be back with another update at 8:27.
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♪ and a lot of fine folks are gathering in central park for the goo goo dolls. they're getting ready to rock and look at all those fans keeping warm and looking pretty darned happy. >> yeah. >> for the treat that they're about to see. >> a quarter century in the making for the goo goo dolls. >> that's right. me and sam served up a sizzler for them to play to new york city at any rate. good morning, america. i'm elizabeth vargas. here's josh elliott. >> we didn't want to leave you
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hanging on the toast. it was 250 seconds, in fact. and we didn't actually get to try the alleged perfect piece of toast brought to us by british researchers. >> this song, by the way, paul young, it came out in 1978 and peaked at number 18 in great britain. >> would you like a piece of toast? >> thank you, no. i'm okay. >> bianna? >> i thought the goo goo dolls sang that version. >> the goo goo dolls would be mortified to sing this. sounds like a classic. >> sounds like a lot of things. teens and birth control. it is a discussion held in millions of american homes. how early is too early to start? elisabeth hasselbeck with that story coming up for parents and when to start thinking about the pill. >> and the whole dress that the whole world was waiting to see. how you can get an up close alok
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at kate middleton's wedding gown. hey, lara. >> good morning to you, elizabeth and josh. good morning, everybody. it is warm out here. that signal that it is bikini season and we women will go to great lengths. what happens when we put one of our correspondents on the baby food diet? we'll tell you. josh, i think there's a whole baby goo-goo theme going on in central park. >> well done. i just don't want to be on that diet ever. >> becky did not look happy. first the top stories with bianna golodryga. >> josh will stick with his toast. good morning again, josh and elizabeth and everyone at home. people from kansas to massachusetts are under an excessive heat warning, feels like 103 throughout the northeast. the power grid. people are being asked to conserve power and hold off using appliances till the evening. visits to ers are up and at
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least 28 people's deaths are blamed on the heat. dramatic crash overnight in upstate new york to tell you about between a tour bus and tractor trailer. the bus pulled over because of a mechanical failure and driving back onto the highway before it was hit. the truck driver was killed and 30 others injured. a soldier driving by pulled over and helped rescue people from the burning bus. police say it's remarkable more people were not killed. there's no deal yet on raising the government's borrowing limit but serious negotiations ran into the evening last night. both sides are keeping up on progress. one says they're headed towards significant spending cuts. democrats were furious when they learned the white house was negotiating with john boehner on a deal of $3 trillion in cuts. the bribery scandal surrounding rupert murdoch, former executives are coming forward claiming murdoch's son misled parliament during his testimony when he claimed he was
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unaware of the scope of illegal activity and says there's e-mail evidence proving otherwise and british lawmakers are asking police to investigate. finally, we told you earlier this week about gold prices going through the roof. well, it seems we prompted a new gold rush in california. investors are putting up $20 million to re-open a mine for gold in the same air athat saw the original california gold rush in the 1840s and estimate there's up to a billion dollars worth of gold still buried there and hope to pour their first bar of gold next summer. at $1,600 an ounce you canunder stand why they're hot for gold once again. lara? >> all right, guys. it is as hot here in central park as our pop heat index. 27 million people think this first one is pretty insane. it is a video that has gone viral.
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it's in australia. two small dogs are using their -- well, their herds skills to try to gather a group of sharks. if that wasn't insane enough one dog decides he's going to take it to the next level and bite one of the sharks. happy to report the dog was fine, the shark swam away intact. perhaps his ego a little bruised. but everybody is good on that one. next up, i love the story of baby giraffe is giving us hope. that is her name living in the topeka zoo and proving that these boots are made for walking. she was born with per feet on backwards. front to back, so with the help of the veterinarians there, she defied the odds, she will live a long, long life, yes, that is a play on words and grow to be a healthy adult giraffe. our next story, i can't believe it's not isiah. what is fabio? the guy who used to hawk that
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butter substitute now doing in the old spice commercials? that's what we're wondering. that cute isiah mustafa did a fantastic job when he was the old spice guy. sales went up over 100%. we checked in with procter & gamble and insist fabio is not replacing him and i'm sniffing. is that competition we smell? the competition of the cheesy guys. that will surely go viral. finally, is this a jokey we want your opinion. is this a joke or did someone pull a samson on troy polamalu. we know he's known for his long hair and hard hits. this video shows someone very bravely approving troy with an electric razor buzzing off a chunk of his luscious locks for which he had insured for a million dollars last year which makes us wonder and we're asking you, do you think it's real? we want to hear from you. go to
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is this a prank or are those luscious locks now a little bit funky. sam, what's your thoughts? >> i don't know, lara but he looked good either way. a little buzz cut here or there. >> in this weather, shave it off. >> less hair is cooler. how are you doing, fwras? >> good. >> we're hanging out in the incredible heat. how are you doing? >> good. >> everybody else doing okay? all right. so far we're holding up in central park. to the boards. one or two things we want you to know. did someone mention it was friday, happy friday. 29 states with heat watches, warnings and advisories, triple hs, hazy, hot and humid. make sure you take it easy. remember to drink. it's not water -- because it's not easy to remember all the time. water yourself. just water yourself. here's where the storms are going today and it'll be slightly cooler in those zones because it's cool air trying to get in t degrees at reagan
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america's" summer concert series presented by burger king. >> i pick up birth control pills. what the hell is this all about. >> it's not what you think, bruce. the birth -- >> what you mean it's not what you think. they're birth control pills. what am i supposed to think? >> well, that is a scene with "keeping up with the kardashians." bruce jenner finds out his 15-year-old is on the pill. more and more parents are now putting their teenage daughters on the pill and one reason, nearly half of all teens say they've had sex by the age of 19 and "good morning america" special contributor elisabeth hasselbeck is here with more on this new trend. >> yeah, whether or not they like it they're having the conversation in some form. birth control pills used to be something teens used to sneak around to obtain. not anymore. more and more teens are going on
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the pill, even tweens, it's often their parents taking them to the doctor's office to get the prescription. should they? we tack a look at the growing debate. this woman is always worrying about her middle school daughter, to what she's doing to what pressure she's facing. >> the kids are so far advanced in their thoughts and talking about sex, it's really, really scary. >> reporter: this week pat made an appointment with the doctor to discuss putting daria on the birth control pill at the tender age of 13. >> no matter how much i talk to her she doesn't know what's going to happen when she's with a boy and it happens all too fast and would want to get her on the pill as early as i could. >> reporter: one in five american girls between the ages of 13 and 18, 2.5 million teens are on the birth control pill. a 50% jump in the past decade and doctors say the age at which
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teens are starting on the pill is getting younger. >> we have put people on the pill that are as young as 12. >> reporter: dr. mary ross ser a gynecologist who treats adolescents. she says a growing number of parents are seeking birth control pill prescriptions for their teen daughters to treat acne, regulate periods and prevent teen pregnancy. >> i think it's okay to have their teenager on the pill if they're ready to go on it and ask for it. it's safe ever than having a teenage pregnancy. >> but many worry about the known link to a heightened risk of blood clots and a growing number of studies suggest a link between the pill and breast cancer. dr. erica schultz is an md who specializes in women's hormonal issue and say doctors are overprescribing the pill to teens. >> i have found some women who have been on birth control pills for a long time have trouble conceiving. a see a lot of women who bring me their daughters with symptoms, mood, depression, weight gain that disappear on
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the birth control pills or are removed. >> reporter: so what is the concern? trying to ward off the scenarios portrayed on "16 and pregnant" to do, to put their daughter on the pill or not. we posed it to a panel of six moms of teen girls. some have children on the pill, some don't. all agree it's a complicated matter. you're not opposed to the idea. >> no, not at all. i would much rather have her on bird control if i even felt that she might be sexually active or soon. >> i'm kind of on the opposite end of the spectrum. i have a value system that we've tried to promote abstinence. >> this general with teenage girls and their boyfriend knows that they're on the birth control pill and it may not even be for pregnancy prevention, is there more pressure on those girls then to maybe say yes? >> the answer is probably. >> probably. >> probably. >> do you ask your children -- did you take your pill today? do you remind them. >> i would.
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i would. >> we actually put it with whatever else. if they're taking a vitamin or antibiotic, we make sure it's with that. it's not sitting in their daughter. >>ed be like did you brush teeth before you went to bed. did you take your pill. >> reporter: as for the panel of teen girls we spoke with, they know lots of teens on the pill. how many of you have at least one friend on the birth control pill? how many of you have two friends on the birth control friend, three? they also know of moms pushing their daughters to go on the pill instead of the other way around. >> i know a few who are just -- once they got a boyfriend their friends were, quick, we'll put you on the pill as a preventive measure. >> i think it's a good thing if the girl's parents are part of the decision to go on the pill. but i don't think the girl should like be put on the pill. i think she should have a say. >> definitely. >> if someone is on the pill are they less likely to not use a
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condom. >> most kids know that. you use a condom to prevent stds. >> sometimes they don't tell their boyfriends they're on the pill so that they'll use a condom with it. >> girls could come home pregnant but guys could come home saying they got a girl pregnant. so it's not as bad. >> is that a big fear with women your age. >> yeah, definitely. >> number one fear is what? >> i think being pregnant, first of all and then not havining th person that got you pregnant to be by your side and supporting you. >> reporter: it's that scenario that concerns pat. she says she worries about the risks involved with putting her 13-year-old on the pill. but she worries just as much about what could happen if she doesn't. >> well, i think about that she will be everything she wants to be without any interference of pregnancies or babies or anything. >> we reached out to three major manufacturers of the pill, johnson & johnson, bayer and
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watson all encourage young women and in this case, parents to not only take the birth control pill as directed but be tam with the light ra tur found with their packaging and encourage women to discuss any health concerns and risks associated with the pill with their doctors. >> you know, it's something we all hear about, teen girls and the pill. as the father of a 3-year-old girl i'm already thinking at least in the back of my head -- >> good hinge. >> there are a lot of concerns including the hormones they contain. is there anything else out there for teenage girls that aren't hormone based like the pi. >> short of abstinence, the doctors we spoke to all concurred the birth control pill right now is the most safe and effective means. many grown women are turns to iuds so i think that the medical municipality is taking a harder look at that. >> a stunning number, 50% jump in just the last decade. elisabeth hasselbeck, thank you very much. say hello to tim for me. >> will do. >> elizabeth? >> all right, josh, thanks so
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much. to the extreme lengths people will go to to lose weight. we're bombarded by so many plans it's hard to know which ones to choose. that's why we have the intrepid becky worley. she went on three of the most popular diets out there to find out if they really work. it's never ending quest a beautiful bikini body for those beachy summer days. halfway through the summer and you're wondering can i still get one? one of the latest fad diets that even had dr. oz talking -- >> it's called the -- involved in injecti ining a dru daily. >> it trains the body to eat smaller portions. >> reporter: dr. caba turned to the diet when she gained weight during menopause and lost 23 pounds so far. but success on the scale doesn't come cheap. we found that 30 days of
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injections cost more than $1,100. abc news spoke to a number of doctors who say there's no scientific proof that hcg is an effective weight loss tool. cutting calories down to 500 a day, that would cause anyone to lose weight. >> i'm hungry. >> reporter: if all that seems a little too extreme try the baby food diet. yeah, baby food. it's affordably popular among the celebrity set. those rumored to have lost the weight on the diet, reese witherspoon, jennifer aniston and lady gaga. so how does it work? replace real meals with baby food. approximately 14 jars a day and then have a healthy adult meal for dinner. i tried it. applesauce, pears, apple strawberry banana. >> breakfast was easy. >> that's good. can't go wrong with fruit. but for lunch. pureed green beans.
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oh, that's just gross. no wonder you lose weight. who wants to eat? i only managed nine of the 14 jars. honestly i couldn't do this for more than a day. even though i did lose a half a pound. this is the dumbest diet i have ever seen. now i know why babies cry so much. if you like to chew and don't want to feel like you're depriving yourself try the carb lovers diet. >> what he we found women want to not be obsessing about hunger all the time. they want to be able to enjoy food. they want to be able to eat normally and what the cash lovers diet does, it helps you do that. it helps you to feel like you're living a regular life. >> wait, you mean i can actually eat carbs on this diet? >> we want to you get between 10 and 15 grams every day because that's what research shows actually gives you the weight loss benefit. >> you can eat what you like. it's about portion control and
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incorporating resistant starches, those harder to digest like oat, whole grain breads and pasta and the before and afters speak for themselves. check out this mom of three, starla, at 5'5", she weighed 176 pounds. on the carb lovers diet she lost 30 pounds. >> every week i lost an additional two. >> jen west at 5'10", weighed 192 pounds. now she's down nearly 50 and is rocking a bye bikini so barring the extreme, the ridiculous, it's about long-term commitment to get that body you want this weekend. becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. we talked to three leading experts in the diet field to see what they thought about all these diets. all three felt the carb lovers diet was safe and healthy. because it focused on a balanced diet and portion control. they also were fine with the
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baby food diet which is also about learning portion control. however, they all thought that staying on the diet would be a problem. one said that when you fall off the wagon or stroller, you might overeat and compensate. finally, the hcg diet got a failing grade from all of our experts. the extreme caloric restriction will help you drop weight fast but not in a healthy way at all. you can go to for more on how the experts rate the latest weight loss trends but now let's go to central park and check in with lara. hey, lara. >> all right. elizabeth, now a chance to get up close and personal with a piece of history. kate middleton's wedding dress is going on display and is the hottest ticket in town. our nick watt has the story. >> reporter: do you remember the excitement. what would kate wear for the big day and the gasps at our first
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glimpse. >> let's watch and listen. >> reporter: well now for the price of admission, nearly 30 buck, roll up, roll up, you can get inside buckingham palace and up close to the celebrated satin. >> of course, it's very fitting for it to be in buckingham palace which was very much the centerpiece of the celebrations. obviously it was here that the wedding reception took place. >> reporter: strikes me as a rather ghostly display, the dress, the shoe, the tiara, the earrings, the bouquet is a fake for obvious reasons, but just look at the dress. >> i think the thing that people will really see is just how beautiful the detail is and sara burton who designed it said the beauty really is in the detail. >> reporter: you know 5 they say about famous people being smaller in real life than they look on tv. i thought that about the dress. it's teeny, teeny tiny. only thing is i reckon they should set it up like one of those fairgrounds photo booth so
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you could put your head in there and be photographed wearing kate middleton's wedding dress and i have no class and this isn't coney aisle, this is buckingham palace. still it is little more than a royal tourist attraction, posh one and they realize kate is the best thing they've had since, well, diana. you'll notice it's really all kate's paraphernalia on display. william is barely mentioned. and do you remember pippa middleton's bridesmaid's dress. that's not on display either. maybe they thought it was just a bit too risque. listen, kate is the big royal star right now and lara, it's very obvious that she is the future. >> absolutely. i want to see that dress. thank you very much, nick watt. and back here in central park, get ready, everybody, the goo goo dolls getting ready to perform live here on "good morning america."
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. and i amriday morning and it is 8:27 and here is a check on traffic. if you are traveling on route 301 in pg county, there is a new crash. st. barnabas road northbound after 495, there's a crash and a vehicle 95 that the beltway. 95 southbound after 123, the overturned tractor trailer early is still blocking traffic but the truck has been operated and there is -- .prighted
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if you're traveling in the district, constitution avenue westbound as new construction lanes he two right the weather is heating up quickly. 88 degrees in the district. frederick up to 90 degrees. 88 in annapolis. when you factor in the humidity, it fills hotter. the humidity is thick and it feels like 100 already. it will get hotter in the afternoon, we have an excessive keep warning for today and tomorrow. will feel like 118 degrees for air chance of storms over the weekend. construction could begin in years and a new intimillion-dollar hospital prince george's county which prince george's hospital center.
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new hospital will be regional medical center in with the university of maryland. thank you for watching and we at 8:56.ack
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♪ let's hear it for the goo goo dolls. [ cheers and applause ] >> nice job. >> it's not too hot for them. thank you for being here. part of the "gma" summer concert series. 25 years in the making. and we're going to hear all the hits that got them there and some new one, as well. thank you for joining us. robin and george may be staying cool somewhere else but we're here, elizabeth vargas, sam champion and lara spencer.
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>> you deserve hazard pay for being under these lights. we'll hose you all down when you're finished. >> we have to thank our amazing audience. thank you. >> sitting in the sun. when would feel nicer than listening to the goo goo dolls han being perhaps on a beach in maine having a lobster fest. >> that does sound just dreamy. >> coming up in just a few minutes the next best thing the fixings for a maine picnic. lobster roll and berry shortcake. >> with lobster you'd like it to be a little cooler, right, sam? >> we'll be cooler no matter what. holding up so far? all right. these are the hottest temperatures yet to move into new england. we will threaten some daily records but also all-time records in major metropolitan areas and start with your twitter pictures. take a deep breath. the cooling shot of pensacola, florida, where i would be in that water looking at the sky or double rainbow in vegas, yeah, that's the best we could do on
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the cool shots today. take a look at what we've good going on. record number, 100 or 101 in new york city. near that record, 103 and wouldn't be surprised to get higher, washington, d.c., right at that record mark, philly, right above it. these are some that are going down today. quick look at the big board for your weekend flyby the way it is all weekend long, hot on the eastern seaboard until at least sunday and start to see cooler air dip in. the reason the storms are there right in the middle of the country, cooler air is battling to drop those temperatures down in the northern plains and around the great lakes just a little bit but you never break the heat into the deep south, texas, louisiana, arkansas, oklahoma, iowa, you stay in the it already feels like it is the 90's when you factor in the humidity. feels like 100 in fredericksburg and annapolis. be that high temp
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>> and we are making it through the heat in steamy central park. >> tie on your bib and get ready for some delicious summer food cook straight out of this cookbook called "maine classics" and the recipes are just that. here with mark gaier and clark frasier. you know how to do it just right when it comes to the lobster roll. >> we like to think so. >> where can it go wrong and what's the trick to getting it just right? >> you have to start with the best lobsters from maine. >> seriously, they are the best. >> we got a big boy here. >> and the other thing is you have to have top loader buns. >> now, what is the difference between a many hot dog bun and -- >> not much difference except they come from the top. it makes it a lot easier to hold and eat. >> breaking news. >> exactly, exactly. >> i'll go over here and assist you in any way. >> we think fresh herbs make a big difference, parsley, chive,
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tarragon, getting your greens so you can feel healthy bit. if you can make your own mayonnaise, great. if you don't have the time, a good mayonnaise like hellmann's does the trick. that we'll add right to all this freshly picked -- that's important too. freshly -- >> would you like me to mix? >> yes. >> then i'm going to come over here. here is another important secret ingredient. >> fresh lemon juice. >> fresh lemon juice, exactly. note you want to use only fresh lemon juice, nothing else but ha. >> any trick to the parts you pull from the lobster? a lot of us aren't adept at the green stuff, let's face it >> that's going to cook away. if you don't like it, just get rid of it. that sort of thing. we'll add these herbs while you mix. >> i got it. >> all over it. >> this is what i can do. >> this will lighten it all up. >> yes. >> hi, how are you? >> hi. >> then we'll just fill them right in the top. >> load them up. >> you got to have enough
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mayonnaise. a lot of people skimp on the mayonnaise but you see it coats it really well. >> my father is smiling in heaven right now. >> there we go. >> am i too aggressive? >> i don't think so. >> josh, how good is that? >> i love it. that's a perfect lobster roll. moving on, what will we make with it. >> coleslaw, lots of germanien so toasting some caraway seed. doesn't that smell good and the burner adds some nice heat that we need. >> new york, don't let us interrupt you. >> cool that off tore a second. >> that is he a delicious lobster roll. >> isn't that good. >> not bad. >> cabbage and mix a little salt. >> i want to come over -- >> we need you. >> you saw how skilled i was. >> i like to mix it with my hands. >> i'll let you do that. >> we could use a spatula if we want to then we press it and put it in a colander and get some of
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the liquid out of the cabbage after it's sitting for an hour. pressed -- not cooked it. >> ah, it doesn't look very heavy. it looks like a nice version. >> it's really good and light, a play on a cincinnati coleslaw and it's vinegar, a little bit of mayonnaise and caraway seed and you throw it in there and it's done. >> then you mix it real quick. >> then go through the desert. absolutely. >> the best part. >> crushed berries, i mean, it's summertime. >> i can make fresh berries and you too at home can handle that. i know you can. >> berry shortcake. blackberries and blueberries and strawberries and raspberries and they're absolutely gorgeous. there you go. look at that a little bit of caraway. not enough to knock you over. >> it does. a little goes a long way. >> hopefully it doesn't knock you over. >> can you hold your book for me? >> there you go. >> you're pretty good at this.
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you can cook, i think. >> thank you. >> there's the shortcake. >> shortcake. anything special -- >> maple syrup in the whipped cream, butter, flour, nothing too extravagant. really easy and beautiful berries. that's the essence of the summer. >> perfect summer meal. elizabeth, everybody, cheers. we've got the recipes for you all at and coming up next, how about a little musical accompaniment? we have the goo goo dolls.
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♪ >> and now the moment all of our fans in central park have been waiting for. the goo goo dolls. they sold over 10 million records, which is pretty incredible in this day and age. this morning they'll play a brand-new song for all of you from the movie "transformers." here are the goo goo dolls performing "all that you are." ♪ and i feel all the faint morning light ♪
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♪ filled with hope 'cause you're here in my life ♪ ♪ and we've gone to the edge of our souls made it back to a place we call home ♪ ♪ you see me through when i was alone in the dark and the fear was my truth ♪ ♪ yeah all the things that you are beautifully broken alive in my heart ♪ ♪ and know that you are everything let your heart sing and tonight we light up the stars ♪ ♪ all that you are ♪ i feel wrong i'm so human and flawed ♪ ♪ and i break down even though i'm still strong and time will make fools of us all ♪
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♪ builds us up and then laughs when we fall ♪ ♪ you pull me through when i'm alone in the dark and the fear was my truth ♪ ♪ yeah all the things that you are beautifully broken alive in my heart ♪ ♪ and know that you are everything let your heart sing and tonight we light up the stars ♪ ♪ all that you are ♪ ooh yeah ♪ yeah you're all right ♪ by giving your love back to me ♪
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♪ all the things that you are beautifully broken alive in my heart ♪ ♪ and know that you are everything let your heart sing and tonight ♪ ♪ tonight yeah ♪ yeah all the things that you are beautifully broken alive in my heart ♪ ♪ and know that you are everything let your heart sing and tonight tonight ♪ ♪ let your heart sing and tonight we light up the stars all that you are ♪ ♪ and i feel all the faint morning light filled with hope 'cause you're here in my life ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ welcome back to the "gma" concert series. it is the google on this sweltering friday. their ninth album "something for the rest of us" hit number two on the rock albums list. john johnny rzeznik and the guys. you've been putting out albums for well over 15 years, john, how did you stay together so much longer than really any other band that was around in the late '80s. >> in that period of time it seems we're one of the only ones left. you know, you move to three different city, you don't talk to each other when you're not working and, you know, that
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keeps it together, right? >> i'd say it's easier than that. you just don't break up. >> just don't break up. >> yeah, work through it. >> also, tour a lot. obviously tour something really back in vogue. a lot of people getting their usic out that way all over again and i know it's been a really important part with connecting with your fans >> that's the most important part because this is something you can't get on the internet or, you know, any place else so people are still into coming out to see a live show. >> so you guys are on tour. the next couple days will be. >> tonight we're playing at pnc art center in home dell, new jersey. sunday night at jones beach out on island. >> i know a part of the tour is the usa harvest, very quickly, why so important to you guys? >> you know, i think it's so important because it's sort of a direct action kind of thing. there's no money involved. there's no brock cla si involved. what happens is people bring canned good, nonperishable food
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items every night to the show. sometimes thousands of cans of food. >> terrific. >> and it stays in that community and it just goes from one neighbor helping another. >> that's great. entertaining and making a difference, and i mentioned all the year, year after year they put out the hits. i want to take us all back to 1999. i think it's a song you all know well. it's the goo goo dolls. ♪ whisper in my ear the things you want to feel ♪ ♪ do you wake up on your own and wonder where you are ♪ >> come on sing it.
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♪ yeah let it slide ♪ don't you love the life you killed ♪ ♪ the priest is on the phone your father hit the wall your ma disowned you ♪ ♪ don't suppose i'll ever know what it means to be a man ♪ ♪ something i can't change i'll live around it ♪ ♪ i wanna wake up where you are ♪ >> come on. ♪ why don't you slide
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♪ yeah i'll do anything you ever dreamed to be complete ♪ ♪ little pieces of the nothing that fall ♪ ♪ oh, may put your arms around me ♪ ♪ what you feel is what you are and what you are is beautiful ♪ ♪ oh, may do you wanna get married or run away ♪ >> come on now. ♪ ♪ yeah i'll do anything you ever dreamed to be complete ♪ ♪ little pieces of the nothing that fall ♪ ♪ oh, may put your arms around me ♪ ♪ what you feel is what you are and what you are is beautiful ♪ ♪ oh, may do you wanna get married or run away ♪
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♪ i wanna wake up where you are yeah i'll do anything you ever dreamed to be complete ♪ ♪ little pieces of the nothing that fall ♪ ♪ yeah i'll do anything you ever dreamed to be complete ♪ ♪ little pieces of the nothing that fall ♪ ♪ why don't you slide into my room ♪ ♪ all the things you never knew ♪ ♪ why don't you slide into my room ♪ ♪ just slide into my room ♪ ♪ and i will run away ♪ ♪ run away run away ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, guys.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> hey, we want to thank everybody for watching at home and a special thanks to all of you for braving this heat to be here. >> yeah, thank you. >> and, of course, thank you to the goo goo dolls who will play us off with one of my favorite songs from the movie "city of angels." "ice rhys." ♪ and i'd give up forever to touch you ♪ ♪ cause i know that you feel me somehow ♪ ♪ you're the closest thing to heaven that i'll ever be ♪ ♪ and i don't want to go home right now ♪ ♪ and all i can taste is this moment ♪ ♪ and all i can breathe is your life ♪ ♪ cause sooner or
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later it's over ♪ ♪ i just don't want to miss you tonight ♪ ♪ and i don't want the world to see me ♪ ♪ cause i don't think that they'd understand ♪ ♪ when everything's made to be broken ♪ ♪ i just want you to know who i am ♪ >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning, i am pamela
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at 8:56. we haveou can see, traveling on the legion bridge but no to report just heavy volume. pennsylvania avenue has an involving a pedestrian the right lane and that after fourth straight. the district at avenue making your way to the third street tunnel. an act to report on the right the elderly of the beltway southbound at new ave.hire police have a separate car wreck right to transition lane. loop, there is slow 66.fic gallows road to aboutll feel like is degrees later today. that is the heat index but the year temperature -- the actual air temperature is well the 80' at reagan national airport the average high today
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already it isand before 9:00 and we are almost 90. like 104 degrees in fredericksburg would you factor the humidity. temperatures at and above degrees. code red for the air quality. chance of storms in the evening over the weekend. the heat is a challenge for people marking the 150th anniversary of the first major civil war battle. celebration kicked off yesterday and tomorrow and be a re-enactment of the battle of bull run in manassas. thanks for watching and we will be back at noon. "live with regis and kelly" is next.
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